City’s Solar Farm Meeting Confirms Foreign Ownership, No New Jobs, $9 Million Tax Credit

City’s Solar Farm Meeting Confirms Foreign Ownership, No New Jobs, $9 Million Tax Credit

The City of Tallahassee hosted a community meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Tallahassee International Airport where Origis Energy provided an overview of the recently completed solar farm and an update on the expansion of the solar program. The meeting also allowed project managers to share details about the new solar farm and answer […]

Mayor Gillum’s Office Buys Facebook Ads to Promote Controversial GDP Claim

Mayor Gillum’s Office Buys Facebook Ads to Promote Controversial GDP Claim

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, is spending city funds to promote a controversial claim about Tallahassee’s local economy. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the Tallahassee GDP per capita grew faster than in any of the other 21 MSA’s in the state of Florida in 2016. However, further […]

Citing Harm to Local Businesses, Company Asks City to Halt Solar Subscription Program

Citing Harm to Local Businesses, Company Asks City to Halt Solar Subscription Program

The owner of IGT Solar, a local solar company that employs approximately 8-10 people, has sent a letter to Tallahassee City Commissioners asking the City to halt the recently implemented solar subscription program. Matt Chentnik, who started IGT 10 years ago in his Tallahassee garage, wrote that “the City’s solar subscription program has had a […]

Fifty Days After Notification, City Informs Customers of Data Breach Implications

Fifty Days After Notification, City Informs Customers of Data Breach Implications

Approximately fifty days after being notified of a data breach by TIO Networks that could have impacted financial information of thousands of city utility customers, the City of Tallahassee sent out an email alerting customers of the issue. TIO Networks is an approved third party vendor of the City of Tallahassee that provides utility customers […]

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